Margaretha Julia Voigtlander

Female15 June 1855–13 November 1933

Brief Life History of Margaretha Julia

When Margaretha Julia Voigtlander was born on 15 June 1855, in St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Christian August Ludwig Voigtlander, was 36 and her mother, Caroline Dorothee Wilhelmine Lehmann, was 36. She married John Paul Luft on 15 November 1877, in Geneva, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Geneva Township, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Davis Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 13 November 1933, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Paul Luft
Margaretha Julia Voigtlander
Marriage: 15 November 1877
Gertrude Viola Luft

Sources (31)

  • Maggie Luft in household of John P Luft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaretha J Voigtlander, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Maggie Voigtlander, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1877Geneva, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1867: Seward, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Seward, Nebraska, United States

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 21

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    from Greek. See Margaret .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Information included on Find a Grave

    The Lincoln Star Nov. 14, 1933 Pg. 9 Margaret Julia Luft, Resident of Nebraska For 63 Years, Is Dead Mrs. Margaret Julia Luft 78, a resident of Nebraska for 63 years, died at her home, 2001 K street, …

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